Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 241623
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1123 AM EST Saturday, January 24, 2015
A low pressure system will lift northeast across the eastern seaboard
Saturday night into Sunday. This will bring precipitation across the
southeast basin to and end. A clipper system will bring a mix of
winter precipitation to the region Sunday into early Monday.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The potential for river flooding is low; however, some localized minor
flooding is occurring on the Wabash in western IN due to ice jams.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The heaviest precipitation fell across the southern West Virginia. Up
to 1.25 inches fell across that area. The remainder of West Virginia
and eastern Kentucky received up to 0.75 inches of rainfall. The
remainder of the basin received less than 0.50 inches with the
north west receiving less than 0.10 inches.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Up to 0.50 inches liquid equivalent is forecast across the central
basin. Less than 0.25 inches is forecast elsewhere.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Saturday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Wabash River Covington 16 18.5 Falling
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.